Memory Lane: Donkey Races, Khursaniyah Drilling, 3 Billion Barrels in a Year, and a Second Grade of Gasoline

Memory Lane: Donkey Races, Khursaniyah Drilling, 3 Billion Barrels in a Year, and a Second Grade of Gasoline

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here are some of the more interesting headlines from The Arabian Sun over the past 75 years. Are now established as a New Year’s Day event not to be missed, and quite a crowd was present despite the fact that celebrating was touched upon the evening before .. and ignoring the sultry day with the temperature at 83 degrees, though some will swear it was hotter.

Memory Lane: Looking Back at Bicycle Races, Boy Scout Camporees, and Gas Finds of The Past

Memory Lane: Looking Back at Bicycle Races, Boy Scout Camporees, and Gas Finds of The Past

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here are some memorable headlines looking back over the past 70 years. Sponsors of the Youth Recreation Program put on a highly successful bicycle race last Thursday afternoon in Dhahran. Over 40 boys and girls geared for the grind. The smaller fry, 10 and 11 burned up Kings Road from the Stag Hall to the Administration Building.

Memory Lane: New Homes, Old Communities, Defensive Driving, and One Big Crane

Memory Lane: New Homes, Old Communities, Defensive Driving, and One Big Crane

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here’s a look back on some of the top headlines over the past 70 years. Sixth Street in Dhahran is the scene of bustling construction activity. Some 175 men are hard at work on a housing production line that is scheduled to produce 240 family units before the year ends.

AramcoWorld - May 2022

AramcoWorld - May 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

AramcoWorld, Saudi Aramco's flagship publication, is widely recognized as a leading source of nonpolitical coverage of the history, geography, arts and cultures of Saudi Arabia, the Middle East and the wider Islamic world, with an emphasis on the interweavings of the plural cultures of East and West, past and present.

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 11, 2022

AramcoWorld Reading Selections - May 11, 2022

BY AramcoWorld / /

Some 50 countries exhibited in Expo 2020 Dubai’s Sustainability District, which centered on the slanted oval of Terra—the Sustainability Pavilion. Two other themed districts—Opportunity and Mobility—comprised three “petals” of the expo’s nearly five square kilometers. Along walkways leading to the district’s entry portals, designers inscribed the 17 Sustainable Development Goals adopted in 2015 by 193 countries of the United Nations.

Memory Lane: First Offshore Oil, A Million Emails, Promoting Diversity, and More

Memory Lane: First Offshore Oil, A Million Emails, Promoting Diversity, and More

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here’s a brief look at some of the top headlines over the past 65 years. The first shipment of crude oil produced from the Safaniyah offshore field was loaded, Sunday, May 5, on the Japanese tanker M.S. Nissyo Maru during colorful ceremonies attended by Saudi dignitaries and company executives on the North Pier in Ras Tanura.

Memory Lane: Looking Back at Good Tunes, New Plants, Repairs, and iRead

Memory Lane: Looking Back at Good Tunes, New Plants, Repairs, and iRead

BY The Arabian Sun / /

On Monday evening, Aug. 26, at 8:30 p.m. — at the Swimming Pool Gardens — you can spend a delightful time listening to the Standard Symphony Hour comprising: Overture to "The Bartered Bride" (Ametana); "Ava Maria" arranged by Victor Young; "Scherzo" from "Mid-Summer Nights' Dram" by Mendelssohn; "Saturday Night Bard Dance" by Saunders; "Rhumba" by Benjamin; "Jalouse" by Gada; "Russian Sailors Dance" by Gliers; "Russian Easter Overture" by Rinski-Korea-Koff; and "Second Symphony" by Rachmaninoff.

Memory Lane: From Cheergrams to Cheerios and A Whole Lot of Activity in Summers Past

Memory Lane: From Cheergrams to Cheerios and A Whole Lot of Activity in Summers Past

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here’s a quick glance back at some of the headlines from The Arabian Sun over the past 75 years. All women in Dhahran are cordially invited to the regular monthly meeting of the Dhahran Women's Club at the Clubhouse theater on Monday, Aug. 12, at 3 p.m. A program has been arranged for your entertainment.

Memory Lane: Quarantine and Health Protocols are Nothing New to Aramco

Memory Lane: Quarantine and Health Protocols are Nothing New to Aramco

BY The Arabian Sun / /

When one thinks of previously thinks of pandemics, thoughts generally revert to the 1918 Spanish influenza outbreak that claimed as many as 100 million lives worldwide. However, Aramco, which has spent the past 18 months aggressively working to combat the spread of COVID-19 at company facilities and throughout the Kingdom, is no stranger to pandemics — even though the company did not come into being until the 1930s.

Memory Lane: Thinking Safety, New Power Plants, and A Lifesaving Youngster

Memory Lane: Thinking Safety, New Power Plants, and A Lifesaving Youngster

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Here’s some of the headlines from 60, 45, and 25 years ago. Disabling work injuries sustained in the Dhahran district during recent weeks has given rise to a new "Think Safety" campaign. A review of disabling injuries that have occurred during the year reveals that all of them have something in common.

Memory Lane: From Trademarks To Fires To Pop Stars and Golf Through The Years

Memory Lane: From Trademarks To Fires To Pop Stars and Golf Through The Years

BY The Arabian Sun / /

Have you given some thought to your suggestion for a Trade-Mark? Armaco is looking for your ideas. Three prizes are offered to Men, and three prizes to the Ladies. Contest closes June 30, 1946. Place your suggestion in a closed envelope, sealed and addressed to the Dhahran editor. It will not be opened or returned until after the contest closes.